The Shield

Photo Gallery: Lighting a Tradition

With phone light to guide them, Junior Political Science major Garett Smith counts down the seconds to the lighting of the quad with his girlfriend Freshman Biology major Ashley Arauz.

Josh Meredith, Staff Photographer

November 26, 2019

USI to host Vietnam War Memorial replica

The WMF selected USI as one of 35 sites to host “The Wall That Heals” in 2020. The exhibit honors more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War and bears the name of 58,276 men and women who died in Vietnam.

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (WMF) will bring their three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial and an accompanying Education Center to the university in September of 2020, according to a press release from the university. The replica, titled “The Wall That Heals” will be displayed ...

Solar eclipse draws thousands to campus

Solar eclipse draws thousands to campus

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor

August 21, 2017

Heads craned upwards as tinfoil-tinted solar eclipse glasses pressed against the faces of thousands of USI students, 500 elementary school children, and members of the Evansville community. Boisterous clapping and cheering ensued for the short span of time when the moon passed over the sun. N...

Students voice thoughts on controversial Quad display

Students voice thoughts on controversial Quad display

Gabi Wy

October 6, 2015

Laura Schwindel wanted the Quad and only the Quad for the visual display protesting Planned Parenthood Sept. 30. The Students for Life president said the university Scheduling Services pushed for the event, entailing pink crosses, banners and handouts, to be held in the designated Free Speech Zone between t...

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